Historical Commission

The Historical Commission meets the fourth Tuesday of every month. Please contact us if you have any questions or are interested in serving on the Commission. Thank you.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Webster Historical Commission is to preserve the rich heritage of the Town of Webster for future generations by identifying historic resources, encouraging preservation and adaptive reuse, advocating for preservation bylaws where needed, and educating the public about the history of the Town and the importance of historic preservation. North Facing - Whole Sign

Adopted: September 29, 2020

current project

The Commission is seeking to restore Webster's one Tercentenary Sign located at the northeast corner of the intersection of Lake Street, Birch Island Road and Thompson Road. CLICK HERE to learn more.

Name Role Term Expires
Ted Avlas Chairman 2022
Curtis Cleaves Vice Chairman 2022
Ron Heroux Clerk 2022
Elaine Davies Member 2023
VACANCIES Three (3) Members TBD

The Webster Historical Commission was established on March 5, 1974 when Town Meeting approved Article 20:

To see if the Town will vote to amend the Town By-Laws by adding a new Section 18 to read as follows:

There shall be established under the provisions of the General Laws, Chapter 40, Section 8D, a Historical Commission of the Town of Webster for the purposes and with the rights and duties provided by law to be composed of seven (7) members, appointed by the Board of Selectmen for terms of three (3) years except that the initial appointment shall be two members shall serve (1) year, two members shall serve for (2) years and three members shall serve (3) years."